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Post-Event Review Capability

The Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) methodology was created by Zurich Insurance to provide research and independent reviews of large flood events. It seeks to answer questions related to aspects of flood resilience, flood risk management and catastrophe intervention. It looks at what went well, as well as opportunities for improvement, and results in a set of recommendations for the future.

Use this page to learn about the PERC methodology, read full PERC reports or find specific recommendations.

PERC Reports

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The PERC manual

The PERC manual

The Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) is a systematic framework for the analysis of a disaster...

Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability: Global lessons for reducing risk and increasing resilience

Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability:...

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PERC Recommendations

Search all the PERC recommendations produced in all PERC reports. Refine your search using the criteria on the left.

Total: 127 results found

Respond efficiently

Ensure communication with authorities to get updates and warnings well before a situation becomes critical....

Analyze vulnerability so as to provide insights on ways to reduce risks in future

An existing flood wall is being reinforced, and other fixed protection added. The company is also considering adopting so-called ‘mobile’ protection that can go up quickly to protect key installations during floods....

The DDRCs should critically reflect on their actions and review the gaps in their planning and implementation based on this event.

There remained some gaps in taking action when a real event occurred. The post event review meetings in each district needs to be systematic beyond ritual workshops. There should be in depth analysis of capacities and ac...

Cross border cooperation between India-Nepal is crucial to saving lives in both countries.

Timely sharing of information and support in disaster response would significantly prevent losses. ...

Improved local government and community capacities are essential to effective response actions.

This also includes their access to information and resources from sub national, national and international communities. Devastating floods are not yet an annual occurrence however uncertainty is rising and investment rem...